Approved Norwegian research organisations can apply.
The objective is to promote renewal and development in research across all disciplines and thematic areas. Researcher Projects are to contribute to important new insights, scientific publication, researcher training and international research collaboration.
The objective of the call is to achieve radical new technological development through groundbreaking research across the enabling technologies. Only research organisations may apply.
This is a notification for an upcoming call for proposals. Funding is intended to support scientific renewal and development in research that can help to advance the research front. This call targets researchers who have demonstrated the ability to conduct research of high scientific quality and applies to all disciplines and research areas.
This is a notification for an upcoming call for proposals. Funding is intended to give talented young researchers under the age of 40 in all disciplines and thematic areas the opportunity to pursue their ideas and lead a research project. This call is targeted towards researchers in the early stages of their careers, 2–7 years after defence of an approved doctorate, who have demonstrated the potential to conduct research of high scientific quality.
This is a notification for an upcoming call for proposals. The purpose of this call is to increase international mobility and promote career development among researchers at an early stage in their careers, as well as to facilitate knowledge transfer to research groups in Norway. The call is targeted towards researchers at the post-doctoral level who are to spend two years at a research organisation abroad and the third year at a research organisation in Norway. This call is open for project proposals in all disciplines and areas of research.
Approved Norwegian research organisations in cooperation with relevant actors from the private and/or public sector or other public or private organisations can apply.
The objective is to promote cooperation to develop R&D expertise and capacity in areas of importance to society and business and industry. Collaborative and Knowledge-building Projects are to help develop and promote new knowledge and to improve interaction and knowledge transfer between R&D groups and stakeholders in society in order to find solutions to important societal challenges.
The objective of the call is to achieve radical new technological development across the enabling technologies through projects that endeavour to help to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and resolve major societal challenges. The call is open to approved Norwegian research organisations in binding cooperation with relevant actors from public sector entities, non-governmental organisations, trade and industry and/or other private organisations.
The objective of this call is to generate new knowledge in the thematic areas digital security and artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems. The work will advance the research front, ensure essential competence-building and create new opportunities for people and society in the short and long term.
This is a notification for an upcoming call for proposals. The purpose of this application type is to develop new knowledge and generate research competence needed by society or the business sector to address important societal challenges. The projects are to encourage and support collaboration between research organisations and stakeholders from outside the research sector that represent societal and/or industry needs for knowledge and research competence.
This is a notification for an upcoming call for proposals. The purpose of this application type is to develop new knowledge and generate research competence needed by society or the business sector to address important societal challenges. The projects are to encourage and support collaboration between research organisations and stakeholders from outside the research sector that represent societal and/or industry needs for knowledge and research competence
Companies and public sector entities that are not research organisations can apply.
The objective is to encourage value creation and renewal in the business and public sectors. Innovation Projects are to help enhance competitiveness in new and existing business areas, strengthen the restructuring capacity of the Norwegian economy and the public sector, and increase interaction and knowledge transfer across stakeholders.
An Innovation Project for the Public Sector is intended to promote sustainable, systematic and effective innovation in public-sector services, infrastructure and administration. Innovation projects must be based on needs and challenges and be part of the public entity’s plans for development. The project is to be executed through effective collaboration between the Project Owner (public sector body), R&D groups and other relevant stakeholders.
The call will help create innovative solutions to public sector needs. The call is only available in Norwegian.
Health Pilot is a new initiative that gives public sector bodies and businesses the opportunity to establish coordinated, needs-driven innovation together. Its aim is to encourage binding collaboration between the public and private sector, and to alleviate risk for the participants. The solutions the projects generate must be innovative, help to make the health and care services more sustainable and increase value creation in the Norwegian business sector.
The purpose of this call for proposals for Pilot-T projects is to accelerate the application of novel, smart mobility solutions by developing and testing and/ or piloting technologies and business models with the potential to contribute to the creation of an efficient, safe and environmentally-friendly transport system for the future.
An Innovation Project is to lead to renewal and sustainable value creation for the project’s business partners. Funding should also generate socioeconomic benefits by making new knowledge and solutions available.
The purpose of this call is to encourage companies to invest more in demonstrating and verifying technology that can contribute to innovation and sustainable value creation in line with their business strategy. The call for demonstration projects in 2021 concerns topics relating to Petroleum, Maritime industry (green shipping) and Land-based food, the environment and bioresources.
The objective of this call is to encourage more companies with little or no experience in research and development (R&D) to incorporate research into their innovation activity.
The Research Council has established the Industrial PhD Scheme to boost research efforts and long-term competence-building for Norwegian trade and industry through the recruitment of doctoral candidates.
Public sector bodies may apply for funding for a Public Sector PhD project. A Public Sector PhD project involves collaboration between a public sector body and a degree-conferring institution. The doctoral project must be based on an issue of relevance to the public body and must be carried out by an employee.
This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.
Approved Norwegian research organisations can apply. Many calls for proposals require collaboration with trade and industry or stakeholders in the public sector.
The objective is targeted, long-term investment to strengthen and further develop outstanding and creative research and innovation groups, or to build up research groups in areas of key strategic importance. Research Centre provides a framework for calls under several different centre schemes that are designed to support the best research groups and lead to pioneering research and new innovations, or to strengthen key priority areas.
The purpose of this call is to establish up to two new Research Centres for Petroleum. The objective of the research centres is to improve capacity and expertise by addressing defined and delimited challenges related to utilisation of petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf.
The SFF scheme gives Norway’s best researchers the opportunity to organise their research activities in centres that seek to achieve ambitious scientific objectives through collaboration and with long-term basic funding. Phase 2 is reserved for prequalified applicants selected from the Phase 1 assessment process.
Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs), approved Norwegian research organisations and micro-businesses originating in research organisations and/or TTOs can apply.
The objective is to promote greater commercial utilisation of R&D results from publicly-funded research in Norway. Commercialisation Projects are to clarify uncertainties related to the commercial utilisation of high-potential research results by answering questions that will prevent the project from moving forward in the commercialisation process if they remain unanswered
The purpose of a Proof-of-Concept Project is to reduce the project’s uncertainty relating to technology and the market.
The purpose of a Qualification Project is to undertake initial investigations into the commercial potential of research results.
Approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, public sector entities, non-governmental organisations and groups of such entities can apply.
The objective is to fund the planning, coordination and dissemination of R&D activities. Coordination and Support Activities are to promote researcher mobility, national and international networks, publication, dialogue, dissemination activity and more in connection with R&D activities.
Funding is available to establish collaboration between research groups and public/private sector actors with a view to applying for funding under a call for a Collaborative and Knowledge-building Project relating to antimicrobial resistance from a One Health perspective.
The objective is to establish collaboration on a doctoral degree programme to ensure the candidates receive a coordinated, high-quality education that qualifies them for research and other work that requires good scientific insight and competence. Through these funds, we support projects that increase doctoral degree programmes’ relevance to the labour market. The objective is to develop and use new methods and approaches to that end, in collaboration with one or more partners in industry, the public sector and/or organisations.
The STIM-OA scheme facilitates the transition to open access publication. You can receive up to 50 per cent of the research organisation's costs for open publication from the previous financial year. All approved research organisations in all subject areas in Norway may seek support.
Researchers from Norway may seek support for funding for short-term visits in France for the purpose of launching and developing new joint research projects. The call is open to approved Norwegian research organisations applying jointly with research organisations in France.
Support for events is available to approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, public entities, non-governmental organisations and groups of such entities in order to better equip them to organise conferences, workshops and seminars. Funding may also be granted for international conferences when the Norwegian applicant is the main...
The objective of the scheme is to increase the number of younger researchers who conduct a research stay abroad. International experience is important in building a career as a researcher. It helps to strengthen Norwegian research by increasing expertise and bringing new knowledge to projects. It expands networks and thereby provides Norwegian...
The purpose of this call is to encourage a greater number of researchers to conduct a research stay abroad and to increase international collaboration. International experience is important for building a career as a researcher. It increases expertise and expands networks, providing Norwegian research with greater opportunity to access the...
The purpose of this call is to create a framework to encourage more international collaboration.
The purpose of this call is to identify potential partners for future international, industry-oriented projects. Support may be sought for travel to any country outside the EU/EEA.
The “Borrow a Researcher” scheme is to increase cooperation between companies and the R&D community. It is designed for small and medium-sized enterprises that need greater in-house research competence for a given period and for researchers who wish to learn more about challenges in the business sector and provide assistance to R&D efforts in companies.
This call is only in Norwegian. Please see the Norwegian-language call for proposals for more information.
If you have applied to the ERC and advanced to stage two, but not been awarded funding, you are eligible for support to prepare a new proposal. The Research Council awards up to NOK 500 000 to applicants submitting a new grant proposal within two years of submitting the original one.
The aim of this call for proposals is to provide support for planning of potential Norwegian participation in the establishment of research infrastructure on the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructure (ESFRI) Roadmap.
The call is intended to contribute to ensuring that applications to Horizon Europe with Norwegian participants are of a high quality, so that as much Norwegian potential as possible is realised. Apply for funding as soon as the project proposal begins to take shape and no later than four weeks before the EU application submission deadline.
The objective of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is to increase ocean knowledge and ensure that society can use this knowledge. This call for proposals supports communication and dissemination projects that help to increase ocean literacy. The projects are to disseminate research-based knowledge related to oceans and the Ocean Decade.
The purpose of support for networks is to strengthen collaboration on research and/or innovation between research organisations nationally and internationally, and between research organisations and other relevant stakeholders (companies, public entities or other organisations). Funding is to cover the applicant’s costs relating to the...
Are you going abroad with an MSCA Individual Fellowship? Or have you received a fellowship in an MSCA Innovative Training Network to pursue your doctoral studies abroad? If so, you may be eligible for an additional financial support from the Research Council.
Norwegian organisations that are on the Research Council of Norway's list of approved research organisations, can seek funding for activities that stimulate to increased scientific cooperation within Svalbard research and/or contributes to connect Svalbard research to a pan-Arctic perspective.
Support for events that focus on the functioning of financial markets and that will promote greater understanding of relevant ethical issues in this area. Applications must clearly demonstrate that the project is of relevance in relation to the purpose of the Finance Market Fund.
The SkatteFUNN Tax Deduction Scheme is a rights-based tax deduction scheme designed to stimulate research and development (R&D) activities in Norwegian companies.
The Research Council participates in the call, which is a joint call between two ERA-NETs. NOK 10 million is announced for Norwegian researchers and the business community for participation in international research collaboration on innovative solutions for climate-smart, resilient and sustainable food systems.
The objective of this call is to foster holistic agricultural soil management practices which will assist making a shift to diversify farming to include a variety of sustainable and environmental practices.
The Research Council of Norway announces 1.5 million Euros to Norwegian researchers and industry who will participate in international research collaboration on marine and maritime technology.
The Research Council participates in the announcement QuantERA II via ICTPLUSS. The purpose is to contribute to more interdisciplinary, groundbreaking research to bring out more groundbreaking innovations.
ERA-NET BlueBio Cofund announces EUR 8 million in resource management, market and socio-economic aspects and value chains in the blue bioeconomy.
JPI Urban Europes 14 medlemsland lyser nå ut 18 millioner euro til forsknings- og innovasjonsprosjekter for bærekraftige byer. Forskningsrådet deltar i utlysningen med 19 millioner norske kroner til norske partnere.
The ERA-NET Cofund Urban Transformation Capacities (ENUTC) invites researchers, urban government authorities, – including cities and municipalities, – businesses, civil society and other stakeholders to build transnational consortia to create innovation and research projects that enable and support capacity building for urban transformations
Funding for international research collaboration on innovative solutions for the development of new thermal energy solutions.
NordForsk is issuing a call for proposals on Japan–Nordic collaborations on health data research. The call has a total budget of approximately NOK 25 million.
The Research Council announces up to 2.5 million euros to Norwegian researchers and industry who want to participate in international research collaboration in materials research.
Despite advances in immunotherapies, obstacles and challenges remain and hinder further applications of immunotherapies in clinics. Thus, a deeper understanding of the TME is essential for deciphering new mechanisms of immunotherapies, defining new predictive biomarkers, and dentifying novel therapeutic targets.
CHANSE will support new and innovative research into the workings, meaning and consequences of transformations and innovations in the present digital age, viewed through the lens of the social and cultural dynamics. Every proposal must demonstrate a strong European dimension, i.e. investigating the changes taking place / affecting Europe as a whole, or at the level of a European country, city, community, etc. However, the call text does not preclude comparison with or investigation into other regions.